According to the International Facility Management Association, the number one employee complaint about office conditions:
“Complaints of the temperature being too hot or too cold always top the list, often alternating from year to year,” the researchers write in the 2009 study, “Temperature Wars: Savings Vs. Comfort” (via Inc Magazine).
“Research has shown that improvement to thermal comfort issues often results in higher tenant satisfaction scores.”
Other common grievances that top the chart? High noise levels, limited space and strange odours.
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